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Labor > Female economic activity: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Female economic activity rate (aged 15 and above) in 2000.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Mozambique 82.8% 2000
2 Rwanda 82.6% 2000
3 Burundi 82% 2000
4 Solomon Islands 81.2% 2000
5 Cambodia 80.4% 2000
6 Ghana 80.1% 2000
7 Uganda 79.5% 2000
8 Malawi 77.9% 2000
9 Guinea 77.3% 2000
10 Burkina Faso 75% 2000
=11 Kenya 74.7% 2000
=11 Eritrea 74.7% 2000
13 Laos 74.4% 2000
14 Vietnam 73.8% 2000
15 Benin 73.6% 2000
16 Mongolia 73.5% 2000
17 Thailand 73.3% 2000
18 Angola 72.8% 2000
19 China 72.7% 2000
20 Mali 70.1% 2000
21 The Gambia 69.7% 2000
22 Niger 69.4% 2000
23 Madagascar 69.1% 2000
=24 Central African Republic 67.6% 2000
=24 Papua New Guinea 67.6% 2000
26 Chad 67.2% 2000
27 Jamaica 67.1% 2000
=28 The Bahamas 66.6% 2000
=28 Iceland 66.6% 2000
30 Bangladesh 66.3% 2000
31 Burma 65.8% 2000
32 Maldives 65.4% 2000
33 Zimbabwe 65.3% 2000
34 Zambia 64.2% 2000
35 Mauritania 63.4% 2000
36 Gabon 63.2% 2000
37 Botswana 63% 2000
38 Slovakia 62.7% 2000
=39 Sweden 62.5% 2000
=39 Comoros 62.5% 2000
41 Armenia 62.4% 2000
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 62.32% 2000
42 Uzbekistan 62.3% 2000
43 Turkmenistan 62.1% 2000
=44 Barbados 61.7% 2000
=44 Denmark 61.7% 2000
46 Senegal 61.6% 2000
47 Czech Republic 61.2% 2000
48 Kazakhstan 61.1% 2000
49 Estonia 61% 2000
50 Kyrgyzstan 60.8% 2000
51 Canada 60.1% 2000
52 Latvia 60% 2000
Former French colonies average (profile) 59.9% 2000
53 Albania 59.7% 2000
=54 Russia 59.3% 2000
=54 Belarus 59.3% 2000
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 59.26% 2000
56 Norway 59.1% 2000
57 United States 58.8% 2000
58 Democratic Republic of the Congo 58.4% 2000
59 Lithuania 57.8% 2000
60 Tajikistan 57.6% 2000
61 Ethiopia 57.3% 2000
62 New Zealand 57.2% 2000
=63 Bhutan 57.1% 2000
=63 Poland 57.1% 2000
=65 Finland 57% 2000
=65 Guinea-Bissau 57% 2000
67 Bulgaria 56.8% 2000
68 Nepal 56.7% 2000
Non-religious countries average (profile) 56.6% 2000
69 Haiti 56% 2000
South and Central Asia average (profile) 55.81% 2000
70 Australia 55.8% 2000
71 Georgia 55.7% 2000
72 Ukraine 55.6% 2000
73 Indonesia 55.2% 2000
=74 Slovenia 54.6% 2000
=74 Azerbaijan 54.6% 2000
76 Namibia 53.7% 2000
77 Togo 53.4% 2000
78 South Korea 53.2% 2000
79 United Kingdom 52.8% 2000
NATO countries average (profile) 52.35% 2000
Former British colonies average (profile) 51.83% 2000
High income OECD countries average (profile) 51.43% 2000
80 Portugal 51.2% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 51.03% 2000
81 Japan 50.8% 2000
=82 Romania 50.7% 2000
=82 Switzerland 50.7% 2000
Emerging markets average (profile) 50.5% 2000
South Asia average (profile) 50.2% 2000
84 Singapore 50.1% 2000
85 Turkey 49.9% 2000
European Union average (profile) 49.76% 2000
=86 Philippines 49.5% 2000
=86 Cuba 49.5% 2000
88 Cameroon 49.3% 2000
89 Cyprus 49% 2000
90 Croatia 48.7% 2000
=91 France 48.5% 2000
=91 Hungary 48.5% 2000
=93 Malaysia 48.4% 2000
=93 Israel 48.4% 2000
Muslim countries average (profile) 48.22% 2000
95 Colombia 48.1% 2000
=96 Bolivia 48% 2000
=96 Uruguay 48% 2000
98 Germany 47.9% 2000
99 Nigeria 47.6% 2000
100 Lesotho 47.4% 2000
=101 South Africa 47.2% 2000
=101 Nicaragua 47.2% 2000
Eurozone average (profile) 46.42% 2000
103 Cape Verde 46.1% 2000
104 El Salvador 45.8% 2000
105 Equatorial Guinea 45.7% 2000
106 Netherlands 45.4% 2000
107 Sierra Leone 44.6% 2000
108 Trinidad and Tobago 44.1% 2000
=109 Cote d'Ivoire 43.9% 2000
=109 Austria 43.9% 2000
111 Brazil 43.8% 2000
112 Panama 43.3% 2000
113 Venezuela 43.1% 2000
114 Sri Lanka 42.9% 2000
115 India 42.1% 2000
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 41.91% 2000
116 Swaziland 41.5% 2000
117 Morocco 41.4% 2000
118 Qatar 41% 2000
119 Guyana 40.7% 2000
120 Honduras 40.3% 2000
121 Dominican Republic 40% 2000
122 Belgium 39.7% 2000
123 Mexico 39.4% 2000
124 Italy 38.3% 2000
125 Greece 38% 2000
=126 Mauritius 37.9% 2000
=126 Luxembourg 37.9% 2000
OPEC countries average (profile) 37.75% 2000
128 Chile 37.6% 2000
129 Spain 37.5% 2000
=130 Costa Rica 37.1% 2000
=130 Ireland 37.1% 2000
132 Fiji 37% 2000
133 Tunisia 36.9% 2000
134 Paraguay 36.8% 2000
135 Kuwait 36.6% 2000
=136 Suriname 36% 2000
=136 Guatemala 36% 2000
138 Argentina 35.6% 2000
139 Pakistan 35.3% 2000
140 Egypt 35% 2000
141 Sudan 34.8% 2000
142 Peru 34.5% 2000
143 Bahrain 33.5% 2000
144 Ecuador 32.7% 2000
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 31.98% 2000
145 United Arab Emirates 31.7% 2000
146 Yemen 30.5% 2000
147 Lebanon 29.6% 2000
148 Algeria 29.5% 2000
149 Iran 29% 2000
150 Syria 28.6% 2000
151 Belize 27.1% 2000
152 Jordan 26.6% 2000
153 Malta 25.8% 2000
154 Libya 25% 2000
155 Saudi Arabia 21.2% 2000
156 Oman 19.2% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Female economic activity. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", calculated on the basis of data on the economically active population and total population from ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Female-economic-activity

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